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Academic Film Archive of North America
by Irving Rusinow
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The SCF (Sectional Center Facility) machine allows specially trained postal clerks to visually can one letter per second, then strike three keys to encode the last three digits of a zip code. It's mindless work, and it's just one of the facets of postal distribution shown in this decades-old film. Here, we witness a true story about a boy with a hearing disability and his correspondence with running back Larry Brown of the Washington Redskins,a professional football player who has the same...
Topics: Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Irving Rusinow, Postal Service, NFL, Washington Redskins, Larry Brown
Silent color footage of a football game between Davidson College and the University of Richmond.
Topic: Football
Prelinger Archives
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ca. 1941 - 1946 woman in nurse's cap walking toward camera, posing; looks like street in southern California fancy newish house built on hill with stone retaining walls, looks like southern California pan over view from hill VS house; garden just planted, etc. family and swimming pool scenes blonde woman, pipe-smoking mustachioed man and young daughter around pool (who are they?) tower of building: El Rancho Vegas pan over pool, chairs, women lounging around pool with children oblique quick...
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Topic: home movies
Prelinger Archives
by Davis (Sid) Productions
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The juvenile officer of a town explains the safety and economy competition to the police department, a two-day 663 mile route -- "starting in Lynwood and moving east to San Bernardino, then north, cutting through the mountains at Cajon Pass, to Barstow (US 91) for refueling, then out across the Joshua Tree desert to Las Vegas, Nevada. Up to the Hoover Dam, and then back home again." The ton mileage formula, used to make the competition fair, includes weighing the automobiles and...
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by Davis (Sid) Productions
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Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
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Topics: Car culture: Youth, U.S.: West, California: Scenics